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International Conference on Large Vessel Vasculitis and Related Disorders 2018

Rochester, MN US
March 15, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Course Directors: Kenneth, J. Warrington, M.D., Eric L. Matteson, M.D.

The 2018 International Conference on Large Vessel Vasculitis and Related Disorders is an intensive course to examine and review current knowledge about the biology and management of large vessel vasculitis.  The course draws together international experts in the fields of basic science, epidemiology, imaging and treatment of major forms of large vessel inflammatory diseases including giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, IgG4 related disease and others. State of the art management and current research into large vessel vasculitis will be presented at this scientific meeting. 

Registration Fees

Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$399.00
Reduced Fee: NP, PA, RN, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$349.00

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Cathy Schilling.

Target Audience

Internists, rheumatologists, radiologists, vascular medicine specialists, other physicians and providers as well as scientists who are engaged in research into the biology of large vessel vasculitis and involved in the care of patients with these diseases. 

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the natural history of large vessel vasculitis and the associated morbidities related to aneurysms, stenosis and treatment related comorbidities. 
  • Select and apply appropriate imaging technologies for the initial and follow up evaluation of vascular integrity in patients with large vessel vasculitis.
  • Select and use glucocorticoid and novel glucocorticoid sparing agents for management of large vessel vasculitis.
  • Recognize indications for surgical vascular interventions in large vessel vasculitis.
  • Summarize recent developments in the pathobiology of large vessel vasculitis.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/15/2018 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
03/17/2018 - 12:30pm
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Mayo Clinic
100 2nd Street SW
Siebens Building
Rochester, MN 55905
United States

Kahler Grand Hotel
20 2nd Ave SW
$189 Executive Room
When calling reference Mayo Clinic Large Vessel Vasculitis
Kahler Hotel Link

Rochester Marriott Hotel
101 First Avenue SW
877-623-7775 or 507-280-6000
$219.00 Standard single/double
When calling reference Mayo Clinic Large Vessel Vasculitis
Marriott Hotel Link

Cut off date is February 21, 2018.  Rooms are subject to availability after this point.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 Attendance


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